Athuruwela
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Athuruwela, Sri Lanka

December, the first month of the winter, in Athuruwela, is still a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In Athuruwela, the average high-temperature remains equal as in November - a still hot 30°C (86°F). In December, in Athuruwela, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In Athuruwela, during December, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 183mm (7.2") of precipitation. In Athuruwela, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129 days and collects up to 2793mm (110") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Athuruwela, in December, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days in Athuruwela are January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Athuruwela are November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Athuruwela?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Athuruwela, Sri Lanka, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Athuruwela?

In December, in Athuruwela, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 183mm (7.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Athuruwela?

In Athuruwela, in December, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Athuruwela?

January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Athuruwela, Sri Lanka.

How many hours of daylight does Athuruwela have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Athuruwela, Sri Lanka, is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Athuruwela have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Athuruwela?

Months with the lowest UV index in Athuruwela, Sri Lanka, are November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

How high is the UV index in December in Athuruwela?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Athuruwela, Sri Lanka, is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in December: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August, September and October (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in December - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in December: 183mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (376mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (87mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in December: 11.7h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September and October (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in December: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 11).